EXPERIENCE THE MUSIC AND SOUNDTRACKS FROM THE MOST POPULAR AND LOVED VIDEO GAMES AS A CONCERT EXPERIENCE LIKE NO OTHER!
Australian video gamers and music lovers alike will unite as the award winning concert experience Video Games Live comes to Australia in July 2015 for three big shows only!
*** On sale NOW!!! ***
Friday, 24th July
The Palais Theatre, Melbourne
Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane
Thursday, 30th July
Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Video Games Live is an award winning immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Created, produced and hosted by world renowned game industry veteran and superstar Tommy Tallarico, top orchestras and choirs around the world perform along with exclusive synchronized video footage and music arrangements, synchronized lighting, well known internet solo performers, electronic percussion, live action and unique interactive segments to create an explosive one-of-a-kind entertainment experience.
Video Games Live is a worldwide phenomena. First started in 2002, it has travelled every corner of the globe as it combines the magic and excitement of our all time favourite video games with the music and orchestrations that heighten the sensory experience. Gamers around the world can feel their blood pumping when they hear the music from favourites such as Halo, Metal Gear Solid, Final Fantasy, Tomb Raider, Mario Brothers and so many more! These concerts bring alive the soundtracks to our favourite video games and turn them into a full –blown concert experience!
Picture the energy and excitement of a rock concert mixed with the power and emotion of a symphony orchestra combined together by the technology, interactivity, stunning visuals and fun that only video games can provide. Completely synchronized cutting-edge video screen visuals, state-of-the-art lighting and special fx, stage show production and special on-stage interactive segments with the audience dazzle crowds of all ages – gamers and non-gamers alike..
About Tommy Tallarico:
Tommy Tallarico is a veritable video game industry icon. As one of the most successful video game composers in history, he has helped revolutionize the gaming world, creating unique audio landscapes that enhance the video gaming experience. He is considered the person most instrumental in changing the game industry from bleeps & bloops to real music now appreciated worldwide by millions of fans. He is the founder, CEO and Chairman of G.A.N.G. (Game Audio Network Guild), a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting excellence in interactive audio (www.audiogang.org). Tommy was the host, writer and co-producer of the award-winning, cutting-edge television shows Reviews on the Run and the Electric Playground. An accomplished musician, Tallarico has been writing music for video games for more than 22 years. Tallarico was the first musician to release a video game soundtrack worldwide (Tommy Tallarico’s Greatest Hits Vol. 1 – Capitol Records). Tommy was one of the first person to ever use live guitar and 3-D audio in a video game (The Terminator), and was instrumental in bringing true digital interactive 5.1 surround to the gaming world. He has won over 50 industry awards for best video game audio and has worked on more than 300 game titles. His score for Advent Rising has been noted as "one of the greatest musical scores of all time" by websites such as Yahoo, Gamespot and others. In 2008, he was enshrined in the Guinness Book of World Records with a two page feature article and interview and currently holds 3 Guinness World Records including the person who has worked on the most commercially released video games.
Achievements & Accomplishments:
Incorporated in 2002, Video Games Live is the first and most successful video game touring concert in the world having performed over 300 shows in 30 countries on 5 continents. Over 11,000 people were present for the debut performance at the Hollywood Bowl with the L.A. Philharmonic and since then over 1 million people have experienced the show live. Video Games Live has released 3 albums worldwide (all of which debuted in the Billboard Top 10) as well as an award winning full length feature DVD/Blu-Ray. In 2010 the show aired nationally on PBS and quickly became one of the top rated PBS Specials of all time. With over 500+ ticket buyer reviews on Ticketmaster.com, Video Games Live boasts a 4.6 (out of 5) rating. Inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records for the biggest, most successful and longest running game concert in the world, Video Games Live continues to break new ground and thrill audiences worldwide with brand new content each year.